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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 15th, 2017)

Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs June 20 2015

Every week we scour the Internet to find the best industry transition articles for PhDs, so you don’t have to.

We have two consultants independently search for the most informative articles on networking, CVs/resumes, transferable skills, interviews, academic blues, and industry positions.

Our consultants vote on a top article for each category and for a top overall article each week. This week’s best articles are…

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*We Need To Teach Young Scientists About Careers Outside Of Academia* – Catherine Kopil

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6 Perspectives Of Working In Industry (or, What It’s Like To Transition Into A Non-Academic Career)

Written by 6 successful Associates.

Have you ever considered what it’s like to transition into an industry job after spending a lifetime in academia?

Have you ever wondered if you could transition into a non-academic career?

If so, who better to ask than other PhDs who have transitioned successfully…

arron-bar1. What is your name, your full job title, the full name of the company you work for, and how many months or years have you been with this company now?

Aaron Kellogg, Ph.D., Medical Science Liaison, Shire, 8 months.

2. Your biggest or most satisfying career goal you’ve reached since transitioning into industry?

– Passing my validation tests to be allowed in to the field and I have started to take a leadership role in some projects.

3. What’s been your biggest learning experience or Ah-Ha moment since transitioning into your new role?...

Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 8th, 2017)

Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs June 20 2015

Every week we scour the Internet to find the best industry transition articles for PhDs, so you don’t have to.

We have two consultants independently search for the most informative articles on networking, CVs/resumes, transferable skills, interviews, academic blues, and industry positions.

Our consultants vote on a top article for each category and for a top overall article each week. This week’s best articles are…

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*Forget Networking: Become A Connector* – Nili Zaharony

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PhD Jobs For People Who Hate People

Jobs for people who hate people
Written by: Catherine Sorbara, Ph.D.

I’m an introverted PhD.

Sometimes it feels like I hate people.

Or that they hate me.

Of course, I don’t hate people but most days I’m happy to not be around too many.

I used to think that this was my weakness.

I often felt nervous voicing my opinion during group discussions, feeling my ideas weren’t clever enough to share.

I would feel my face get hot and red whenever I tried to formulate a response to a question.

Even if I did come up with a great answer, I looked as uncomfortable as I felt.

The graduate students who were praised were the ones that spoke out during lab meetings and could convincingly talk about their work in public.

It seemed effortless for others.

For me, it always felt easier to articulate my ideas in writing, or one-on-one with my supervisor.

Group discussions were not my thing. Instead, I enjoyed sitting next to my computer with a cup of tea, with classical music playing while I tackled my thesis.

Yes, I actually enjoyed writing my thesis.

My experiments involved long hours in a microscopy room with little interaction with others — unless you count my rodent experimental subjects.

I w...

Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 1st, 2017)

Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs June 20 2015

Every week we scour the Internet to find the best industry transition articles for PhDs, so you don’t have to.

We have two consultants independently search for the most informative articles on networking, CVs/resumes, transferable skills, interviews, academic blues, and industry positions.

Our consultants vote on a top article for each category and for a top overall article each week. This week’s best articles are…

Top Overall

*How Academia And Industry Can Collaborate To Advance Biologic Drug Development And Manufacturing* – Michael Cohen

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TOP 5 Ways To Prepare For Your Next Networking Event – Stacy...